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Photographs of Zanzibar by James Augustus Grant, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047C

Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints copied from stereoscopic views.


  • Creation: 1860-08-17 - 1860-09-25


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Biographical / Historical

J.A. Grant was on the island of Zanzibar with J.H. Speke before their expedition to seek the source of the Nile.


1 file(s) (9 images in 1 file)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Sir John Gray.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original prints are retained by the Royal Geographical Society.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 128.

Related Materials

Other material relating to Grant is held at RCS.MSS.147.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Grant, James Augustus, 1827-1892

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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